Little Free Library

We put in a Little Free Library! It's so cute. It is so fun. I love talking to my neighbors about the books we have in there and what they are reading. One cute girl knocked on my door to make sure it was okay if she took a book. She was so excited when... Continue Reading →

A Female Version of Angela’s Ashes

I was first introduced to Edna O’Brien’s work through the novel House of Splendid Isolation (1994) in my world literature class. I sincerely disliked this novel, and I couldn’t imagine reading any more of her work if it involved a terrorist keeping an old woman captive and the two of them talking throughout the whole... Continue Reading →

The One True Vampire Novel

I love Dracula (1897), number 72 on the BBC book list, by Bram Stoker.  It is one of my favorite books, and I have read it several times.  And I would read it again.  One of my favorite memories of these many readings is when I read it with my neighborhood book club in October.... Continue Reading →

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